Western Africa

Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Sierra Leone Cape Verde Gambia Guinea-Bissau Togo Sierra Leone Liberia Benin Senegal Ghana Guinea Burkina Faso Côte d'Ivoire Nigeria Mauritania Niger Mali

Western Africa

Population
356,471,795
Living Languages
884
Institutional: 57, Developing: 218, Vigorous: 443, In Trouble: 115, Dying: 51
 
 
For categories, see Development and Endangerment.

Benin

Population
10,900,000
Living Languages
55
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
8
Developing
21
Vigorous
23
In Trouble
2
Dying
1

Burkina Faso

Population
19,034,000
Living Languages
71
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
23
Vigorous
35
In Trouble
8
Dying
2

Cape Verde Islands

Population
527,000
Living Languages
2
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
0
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
0

Côte d’Ivoire

Population
23,900,000
Living Languages
86
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
36
Vigorous
30
In Trouble
12
Dying
4

Gambia

Population
2,051,000
Living Languages
11
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
2
Vigorous
4
In Trouble
1
Dying
1

Ghana

Population
27,670,000
Living Languages
81
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
13
Developing
46
Vigorous
14
In Trouble
6
Dying
2

Guinea

Population
12,092,000
Living Languages
37
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
5
Developing
10
Vigorous
14
In Trouble
5
Dying
3

Guinea-Bissau

Population
1,759,000
Living Languages
23
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
1
Developing
8
Vigorous
10
In Trouble
2
Dying
2

Liberia

Population
4,500,000
Living Languages
31
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
18
Vigorous
8
In Trouble
2
Dying
1

Mali

Population
16,313,000
Living Languages
68
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
8
Developing
18
Vigorous
35
In Trouble
7
Dying
0

Mauritania

Population
4,166,000
Living Languages
7
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
3
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
1

Niger

Population
19,245,000
Living Languages
23
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
5
Developing
7
Vigorous
9
In Trouble
2
Dying
0

Nigeria

Population
186,000,000
Living Languages
517
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
19
Developing
76
Vigorous
299
In Trouble
81
Dying
42

Saint Helena

Population
7,795
Living Languages
1
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
1
Developing
0
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
0

Senegal

Population
14,669,000
Living Languages
38
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
18
Vigorous
7
In Trouble
8
Dying
2

Sierra Leone

Population
6,038,000
Living Languages
24
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
6
Developing
12
Vigorous
2
In Trouble
2
Dying
2

Togo

Population
7,600,000
Living Languages
44
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
22
Vigorous
15
In Trouble
3
Dying
0